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venial - (of a fault or sin) forgivable; trivial
grate - make a harsh noise; have an unpleasant effect; shred by rubbing against a rough surface; Ex. grated cheese N: framework of metal bars to hold fuel in a fireplace
dabble - work at in a nonserious fashion; splash around; move noisily in a liquid
concave - hollow; curved inwards; OP. convex
interrogate - question closely; cross-examine; cross-question
amnesty - pardon (allowed by government to political criminals)
infest - inhabit in numbers large enough to be harmful; Ex. Mice infested the house; Ex. shark-infested waters
stint - set limits in amount or number; be thrifty; ADJ. stinting, unstinting; CF. stint:savings
incidental - not essential; minor; N: something incidental
wangle - achieve by cleverness or trick; wiggle out; fake; Ex. She tried to wangle an invitation to the party.